Book Discussion on The Destiny of the Republic

Candice Millard talked about her book, Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President. In her book she… read more

Candice Millard talked about her book, Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President. In her book she tells the story of the assassination of James A. Garfield, a Civil War hero and the 20th U.S. president, who was shot four months after his inauguration by a deranged office seeker. She responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a program in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 11th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Destiny of the Republic

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2012

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  • Sep 24, 2011 | 1:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 3:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2012 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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